1st Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature

Country: Poland

City: Siedlce

Abstr. due: 15.07.2016

Dates: 14.10.16 — 14.10.16

Area Of Sciences: Humanities;

Organizing comittee e-mail: siedlceforum@gmail.com

Organizers: Department of English Language and the Department of English Literature, Institute of Modern Languages and Interdisciplinary Research, Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities.


The leitmotif of the conference is:
Uses, Misuses, Abuses of Language in Culture, Literature and Linguistics

The conference will explore the following dimensions:
Literature, Culture and Linguistics as the subject of study (approaches and methods)
The motif of language uses, misuses and abuses in Culture, Literature and Linguistics

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. PhD Andres L. Jaume – University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Prof. PhD Piotr Twardzisz – University of Warsaw, Poland

The Research Areas and Suggested Topics

- Rhetorical and linguistic devices of manipulation
- Persuasion, implicature and violations of the Gricean (cooperative) model of
- Functions of puns, wordplay, and proverbs in second language acquisition, teaching,
- Interference (L1 interference) and false friends in intercultural communication
- Functions of homophones and homonyms in language acquisition, teaching,
- Differences in meaning - lexicographic and terminographic perspective
- Problems with conveying the message in translation
- Error analysis in teaching EFL

Conference Web-Site: http://siedlceforum.weebly.com/

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